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Gambling in all its forms is popular in West Virginia. Two full casinos and two "racinos" operate, as well more than 1,000 video-poker cafes. The West Virginia Legislature recently permitted counties to allow table gambling. As a result, two casinos have been established at tracks in the northern panhandle, and more are expected to open in other areas. Video-poker cafes may be found in nearly every community. In 2005, more than 7,600 video machines were operating at 1,614 state-certified gambling locations, according to the West Virginia Lottery Commission.
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Gambling in all its forms is popular in West Virginia. Two casinos operate at tracks in the state's northern panhandle -- at [[Chester, West Virginia|Chester, WV]], and [[Wheeling, West Virginia|Wheeling, WV]]. A third is located at [[Charleston, West Virginia|Charleston, WV]]. All are located at established greyhound and thoroughbred tracks. A fourth track, at [[Charles Town, West Virginia|Charles Town, WV]], in the eastern panhandle, failed to win county-wide support to allow table gambling.
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Video-poker cafes may be found in nearly every community. In 2005, more than 7,600 video machines were operating at 1,614 state-certified gambling locations, according to the West Virginia Lottery Commission.

Latest revision as of 21:20, 9 December 2008

Gambling in all its forms is popular in West Virginia. Two casinos operate at tracks in the state's northern panhandle -- at Chester, WV, and Wheeling, WV. A third is located at Charleston, WV. All are located at established greyhound and thoroughbred tracks. A fourth track, at Charles Town, WV, in the eastern panhandle, failed to win county-wide support to allow table gambling.

Video-poker cafes may be found in nearly every community. In 2005, more than 7,600 video machines were operating at 1,614 state-certified gambling locations, according to the West Virginia Lottery Commission.

Pages in category "Gaming"

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